COP 23: Moving the conversation on gender and climate change adaptation forward

by Angie Dazé and Julie Dekens, IISD

The first United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) Gender Action Plan (GAP), developed under the Lima work program on gender, was adopted at COP 23 to help UNFCCC parties implement gender-related decisions and mandates under the UNFCCC process. The (draft) decision includes a commitment to gender balance, participation and women’s leadership and gender-responsive […]

Launch of Fiji’s National Adaptation Plan Framework

COP 23 Event Highlight

The Government of Fiji launched the framework for their National Adaptation Plan (NAP) at a side event to COP 23 in the Fiji Pavilion on Friday, November 17. Fiji’s NAP framework—which addresses institutional arrangements, the approaches and principles which underpin how the NAP process will unfold, and initial steps—was produced with support from the NAP […]

Financing Adaptation: How governments can engage the private sector in NAP processes

COP 23 Event Highlight

As public sector finance alone will not be enough to finance NAP processes, there is increasing recognition of the need to engage the private sector in financing adaptation. The NAP Global Network recently held a side event on the role of governments in engaging the private sector to finance NAP processes in the German Development […]

How Can Local-to-National Links Make NAP Processes More Inclusive?

COP 23 Event Highlight

For the last 15 years, Development and Climate Days has brought together delegates during the middle weekend on the sidelines of the Conference of Parties (COP), the UN’s climate change conference, to discuss key issues related to climate change and sustainable development. This year, the NAP Global Network was a contributing partner to the event, […]

Multimedia on NAP Process Lessons and Experiences | COP 23

The NAP Global Network Secretariat will be taking part in a number of events at COP 23, and we will be looking to profile the exciting work that countries are engaged in to advance their NAP processes. NAP Process Posters To show the progress countries are making in creating and implementing their NAP processes, we […]

NAP Global Network at COP 23

See also: Multimedia on NAP Process Lessons and Experiences | COP 23 Governments from around the world are meeting in Bonn, Germany from November 6-17 at the 2017 United Nations Climate Change Conference to discuss implementation of the Paris Agreement. The NAP Global Network will be playing an active role at COP 23 to highlight successes so […]